philologist definition

  • noun:
    • someone who engages in philology (historical linguistics), specifically as a profession; a collector of words and their particular etymologies.
    • One versed in philology.
    • One who is versed in philology. Additionally philologer, philologian, philologue.
    • a humanist specializing in ancient scholarship

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